Our Chapter had a fantastic year in 2015. We experienced significant growth with many activities, including the coordination of the Distinguished Lecturer Tour by Prof. Hamid Jafarkhani across five countries.
Researchers from the Department of Computer Communications lead by Prof. Jozef Wozniak from Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, in cooperation with several Polish industrial partners including the National Institute of Telecommunications, the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and companies (DGT-LAB and NavSim), are currently working on deployment of the wireless communications infrastructure over the Baltic Sea without satellite communications.
In July 2015, the IEEE El Salvador ComSoc chapter hosted an international seminar. The focus was on current trends in mobile communications. The seminar, which lasted eight hours, was given by Dr. Ing. Francisco J. Escribano from Universidad Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. Dr. Escribano is an active member in IEEE Spain and has also been a member of the IEEE Spanish national board since 2016.